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Active Archaeology Group Meetings

The group runs a series of indoor evening meetings during the Autumn and Winter months. These are held at the Bucks County Museum in Church Street, Aylesbury, on weekday evenings starting at 7.30pm. Entrance is from the footpath alongside St Mary's Churchyard.

2016
Tuesday 20 September
7.30pm
The Geology of Buckinghamshire
– speaker: Jill Eyers

Looking at the base on which all our excavations stand.
Tuesday 18 October
7.30pm
National Trust archaeology in Buckinghamshire
– speaker: NT archaeologist Gary Marshall

Current projects, recent finds and findings, progress on major projects, and negotiations with HS2.
Tuesday 15 November
7.30pm
New investigations at Verulamium
– speaker: Kris Lockyear of UCL

Initial results from the Gorhambury estate, an area previously closed to archaeology.
Tuesday 20 December
7.30pm
Christmas Social
– plus a round-up of the year's activities

2017
Tuesday 17 January
7.30pm
Romans in the Vale of Aylesbury
– speaker: Eliza Alqassar of Bucks County Council Archaeology Service
Tuesday 21 February
7.30pm
Wulfhere's People
– speaker: Bob Zeepvat, Associate Editor of Records of Bucks

Revelations from a Saxon cemetery in Milton Keynes.
Tuesday 21 March
7.30pm
Saxon Stratton
– speaker: David Ingham of South Midlands Council for British Archaeology
Tuesday 18 April
7.30pm
The archaeology of Coleman's Wood.
– speaker: Stuart King

Celts, Romans and medieval mysteries.
Tuesday 16 May
7.30pm
Recent discoveries near Thame.
– speaker: John Boothroyd

From the Neolithic period to the Saxons.

There is a £2 charge for AAG members, £4 for non-members, to cover room hire, speakers' expenses and refreshments.

•  If you would like to know more about other Active Archaeology Group activities,
see the group's blog.